Beer Events in London
Love locking those lips around a cold pint of lager? Boast knowledge of some of the best breweries in the business? Then it looks like this selection of beer events in London is the list for you. From London beer tastings and tours, to brunches and meaty pairings, check out our recommendations for the best beer events and tastings in London and crack into a cold one today.
Last updated on 16th February 2017
Head to Brick Lane this February for a huge event of beer as Craft Beer Rising returns bigger than ever before. The event will be filled with more than 170 producers of the good stuff as well as food trucks and live entertainment.
Crate know how to give it some seriously welly in the London beer department, with some of the coolest beers in East London, but what if you could get to know them behind the scenes? Join them on their tasting and premium tours for drinks, platters and insight aplenty.
Bermondsey is one of London's most popular neighbourhoods for microbreweries. This tour promises a showcase of the very best, featuring expert talks on the best ales, a take-home bottle, and of course, plenty of tastings along the way. One for the beer lovers, this tour will stop at four of South London's most prominent microbreweries.
Add a big lump of British cheese to your craft beer drinking as Archie's in Deptford put on a night of tastings. Head to South London to hear beer guru Ric Brown talk you through the various flavours of craft ales, all matched with a selection of delicious cheese.
Looking for a London beer event that you can head to, every weekend? Then the Draft House is the place for you as their beer brunch not only boasts the finest in craft cold ones, enjoy a brunch burger alongside these delicious and dastardly hops for just £15 a ticket.
Two brewery companies are going head-to-head in the ultimate Brewery Brawl at Jackdaw and Star. Be the judge as you taste six different beers (with snacks to accompany, of course), meet the brewer and decide who’s craft beer in the tastiest!
If you're into London-based beers, you'll no doubt know of Southwark Brewery. Opening their doors for a series of tours, tastings and talks, this London beer event promises a try of the brewery's most popular exports, expert commentary on the history of the brand, and also the opportunity to stick around for a few drinks at the brewery's bar post tour.
One of East London's favourite breweries is opening its doors after five years in the business. Howling Hops in Hackney Wick is offering a tour rounds its brewery, things kick off with a pint of the good stuff before you go and see the production process. During the tour you will taste five different beers and learn everything you need to know about beer.
Guests of this four hour tasting tour of five of East London's most popular microbreweries will gain unique insight into the workings of a fast-growing beer operation. Expect delicious tastings, expert commentary and a history of brewing in the area. You'll even receive a 'certificate of completion' to authenticate your boozy experience.
The sell-out pop-ups from London Beer Week and a bunch of exciting newbies are all coming to one place: The London Beer Edit, run by DrinkUp. All the best beers from ale, lager, stout, mead and delicious food to accompany it will all be there. You’ll even get a free beer on arrival, so if you’re a beer lover, get yourself down there.
Head to the Larder in North London's Wanstead and enjoy a beer tasting session delivered by the masterminds behind Elb beers. Brewers Dave Rathbourne and Hannah Davidson will be leading the proceedings during the night, educating guests about the complex brewing process behind each drink and discussing the history of the brewery. Of course, guests will also be able to sample all of their ice-cold beers.